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LabVIEW for Everyone: Graphical Programming Made Easy and Fun, Third Edition by Jim Kring, Jeffrey Travis

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Chapter 1. What in the World Is LabVIEW?

Overview

Welcome to the world of LabVIEW! This chapter gives you a basic explanation of LabVIEW, its capabilities, and how it can make your life easier.

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  • Develop an idea of what LabVIEW really is.

  • Learn what “graphical programming language” and “dataflow programming” mean.

  • Peruse the introductory examples that come installed with LabVIEW using the NI Example Finder.

  • Get a feel for the LabVIEW environment.

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What Exactly Is LabVIEW, and What Can It Do for Me?

LabVIEW, short for Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench, is ...

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